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Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 33 Power to make regulations as to preparation of special lists and records etc.

61.This section gives Scottish Ministers a power to make regulations on the procedures for drawing up special lists and records in connection with the conduct of a local government election. This is to put beyond doubt that Ministers have a power to make provisions regarding the procedure to be followed in the preparation of any special lists relating to absent voting. Regulations made under this power will attract negative resolution procedure.

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